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Streams, Redirects, and Pipes

Published on September 5, 2021 at 7:13 am by LEW

Introduction

I was contemplating a post about terminal use when I realized streams, redirects, and pipes were an underlying feature that I was taking for granted. That Operating System (OS) use standard data streams for inputs and outputs with various commands. These streams can be Piped or Redirected to different inputs and outputs. Available in most OS’s (yes, even Windows), in this article I will focus on the Linux command line. (more…)

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